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Like I said you do not need a tight vacuum. Personally I see no reason for you to re-bag it!
The VM was decided upon testing a variety of products and devices. Before the VM I discovered that my machine had a 3 and a 5 second sealing and at 5 I was melting the bag. Also I found I could use a short piece of a Food Saver bag which acted as a buffer the same way that a VM does. Let me find that link to YouTube so I can show you that.
As for your statement of “it’s job is to let air into the bag” – the UMAi Bag is actually allowing the moisture in the meat out which is what dry aging is in simple terms,